Distinguished Professor is Guest Speaker for the 1999 David L. Kubal Memorial Lecture Series at Cal State L.A.
What & Who: The 1999 David L. Kubal Memorial Lecture Series at California State University, Los Angeles will present "Coleridge Against Slavery: the Anachronism of 'Liberal' and Conservative,'" by James Engell, distinguished professor of English and American Literature at Harvard University.
When: Thursday, January 21, 1999, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Cal State L.A. University-Student Union, Los Angeles Room. The University is located at the Eastern Ave. exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Fwy., at the interchange of 10 and 710 Fwys.
Speaker: James Engell is a leading scholar in the areas of Romanticism and of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature; he has written on literary criticism and critical theory, as well as on contemporary cultural and educational issues. His selected works include: Coleridge: The Early Family Letters (1994); Forming the Critical Mind (1989); editor (with David Perkins) and contributor, Teaching Literature: What is Needed Now (1988); editor and contributor, Johnson and His Age (1984); editor (with W.J. Bate), Biographia Literaria for the Collected Coleridge (1983); and The Creative Imagination (1981).
More: The lecture series, honoring the late David L. Kubal, a member of the Cal State L.A. English Department faculty from 1968 to 1981, bring distinguished literary critics to the campus. Past lecturers have included noted scholar Mark Turner, prominent literary theorist J. Hillis Miller, culture critic Geoffrey Hartman of Yale University, noted Renaissance scholar Don Wayne, and literary editor Adolf Wood of Times Literary Supplement.
Info: Free to the public. Parking available in areas with permit dispensers (North Parking Structure II, Lot C or Lot G). For more details on the lecture, call the English Department, (323) 343-4140.